Admissions

Admissions
Mar 25, 2021
Unprecedented declines in college enrollment among new high school graduates appeared last fall. Drops were especially steep for graduates of low-income high schools.

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Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

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July 3, 2019

Several characterizations of the wealthy in his writings seem especially relevant to the ongoing admissions scandal, Mike Martin observes.

March 22, 2019

We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.

March 20, 2019

Arts and sciences faculty vote overwhelmingly to condemn university's response to discovery that two admissions leaders -- while students in the 1980s -- posed in front of Confederate flags.

March 18, 2019

Ramping up scrutiny of their admissions practices could threaten selective colleges' fund-raising efforts -- but the risks of not doing so are much greater, writes Ryan Craig.

March 15, 2019

The current admissions scandal is a reminder of the dangers of elitism in higher education that assumes limited role for nonelite institutions, writes Seamus Carey.

November 29, 2018

U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is paying $424,000 to protect itself in case of a falloff.

July 5, 2018

Education and Justice Departments withdraw seven documents from Obama administration on race and admissions. DeVos urges educators to use Supreme Court decisions as a guide.

June 19, 2018

Eight private schools in Washington area -- including St. Albans and Sidwell Friends -- announce they will stop offering Advanced Placement courses.

June 19, 2018

Kings Education mostly recruits students to small private institutions with the expectation of transfer. At one Kings partner, those the company recruited made up almost 40 percent of all undergraduates last fall.

April 27, 2018

New study finds that ending SAT and ACT requirements results in more applications and more diversity -- without any decline in graduation rates.

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